After Many Closures, Road Crews Due to Be Out Late

A combination of rain and snow made travel difficult.

Public works employees said they had sanded and salted on Friday, and would continue to work to clear roads through the night as needed.

On Saturday morning, Mayor Carolyn Gaziano has scheduled cross-country skiing at the Environmental Education Center at 11 a.m. if there is four inches of snow. Otherwise, she said she will conduct another walk as part of the Mayor's Wellness Campaign.

The Bernards Township Library announced the building closed at 3 p.m. and the Somerset Hills YMCA also said its facilities closed at 6 p.m. on Friday. Both asked the public to check back Saturday and check for reopening times.

Due to the weather conditions, all Bernards Township schools also closed early on Friday, the Board of Education announced.

Meanwhile, Bernards Township police said that township roads are slippery, and that cars had slid off Whitenack Road and Linden Drive shortly at around 9:30 a.m., with no injuries reported.

The township school district's website said that Ridge High School and the William Annin Middle School would be dismissed at 11:45 a.m. The district's four elementary schools were dismissed at 1 p.m., the website said. There will be no after school programs.

The full-day PALs program were dismissed at 1 p.m., according to the school district website.

Recreational basketball called off

Recreational basketball programming in Bernards Township schools is canceled for Friday and Saturday, according to the Bernards Township website.


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